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Memo to Women Screenwriters: Man Up!

Is the shrinking percentage of women screenwriters now seen as just business as usual, a reflection of our societal malaise? Or are women screenwriters actually doing something to fuel the inequity?
  • By Nancy Nigrosh
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  • April 14, 2014 3:46 PM
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LISTEN: On KCRW's The Treatment, Mindy Kaling Tells Elvis Mitchell "I'll Never Be Demure"

"The Mindy Project" star and creator Mindy Kaling recently came aboard KCRW's The Treatment podcast to talk about the show and her career with film critic Elvis Mitchell. Listen here.
  • By Ryan Lattanzio
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  • April 14, 2014 2:21 PM
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WATCH: Mindy Kaling Talks Women, Race and 'Mindy Project' on Charlie Rose

Always-eloquent comedienne and "Mindy Project" creator, star, co-writer and co-executive producer Mindy Kaling sat down with Charlie Rose last night to talk about the series, and the complications of being a woman writing for TV.
  • By Ryan Lattanzio
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  • April 2, 2014 12:56 PM
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Read This: Mindy Kaling Tells Lena Dunham What Inspires Her About Other Women

Mindy Kaling talks with Lena Dunham in Tavi Gevinson's second Rookie Yearbook about how other women inspire her. As usual for Kaling, her response runs the full spectrum from poignant ("I love when women are courageous in the face of unthinkable circumstances"), to shrewdly observant ("I love women who don't ask 'Is that OK?' after everything they say"), to funny ("I love women who know how to wear menswear"). Full quote below.
  • By Beth Hanna
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  • November 12, 2013 1:31 PM
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